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Workshops and training for researchers

 Attendance at MRE sessions counts towards Postgraduate Researcher training hours.  Add details to your eProg record following our MRE_eProg_guide.pdf.

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Shut up and write

Thu 16 Jul 2020, 14:00 - 16:00

This session will take place on the online video conferencing app Zoom. Please sign up and download the app for free via this


We will send you the Zoom link for the workshop a day before the workshop is to take place, booking onto this workshop is essential.

Shut Up and Write is an event for researchers to come together for a fixed amount of time and write. The aim is not to put pressure on you to be productive, rather, to help you carve out some dedicated time to write and to present a chance to connect with other researchers. It is a great way make progress on those thesis chapters, journal articles, or grant applications.

Whilst two hours doesnt sound like much, it is amazing what you can get done if you really focus. There will be short, scheduled breaks in between writing sessions of 35 minutes, to help keep you motivated and on-task. During the breaks there will also be time to reflect on some of the challenges we are facing as a research community and how we might support one another.

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Pure drop-in

Wed 5 Aug 2020, 12:30 - 13:30

This months Pure drop-in will be held online via Zoom. For details of how to join the online session, please log into your Pure account, where you will find log-in details for the session.

Do you have a question about using Pure? Something like:

  • How can I set up my Pure account?
  • How do I upload publications to Pure?
  • How can I extract my Pure data for use elsewhere?

Come along to our Pure drop-in session and ask one of our advisers. There's no need to book, just turn up on the day!

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